Gary Woodfine

Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines. A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

Thought for the day…..

Good programmers are both lazy and very productive. They express a lot of func‐ tionality in very little code. Eric Elliott – Programming JavaScript Applications

Top 10 WordPress plug-ins for blogging

A top 10 list of any sort is purely subjective, for instance the top 10 music charts are based on sales following a set of criteria, they don’t necessarily relate to all the music people are actually buying, and there are top 10 charts for every genre. In fact there are literally 100’s of top 10 music charts. In much the same vein there are 1000’s of top 10 WordPress plug-in charts.

In all honesty, maybe the title of this post should be Top 10 WordPress plug-ins for a freelance software developer blog, but I feel that loses some panache and besides Google doesn’t like long titles. So I’ve gone with the punchy title.
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Made the switch to Duck Duck Go

About six weeks ago,  I decided to change my default search engine.  Call it a mid life crisis, or maybe just a sign of boredom, but I felt the time was right to start making changes to my “on-line life”.   When you analyse it, it’s surprising what factors come to the fore when consciously making a choice of search engine

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real benefits of energy monitoring software

One of the very many benefits I enjoy about being a freelance software engineer/Developer/Architect/Geek,  is that I have been able to gain “experience” from a number of different industrial sectors and apply my software development skills to implement solutions a wide array of projects.

Some of the projects I have been fortunate enough to work on include a large-scale data migrations, high volume financial transaction processing, Law enforcement applications, e-commerce websites, property management, asset management , trading applications , flight simulation to name but a few!Read More »real benefits of energy monitoring software

stream CSV to JSON via FTP

In this post I will be discussing how to stream CSV to JSON via FTP , which will enable you to integrate your application with any number of legacy applications to extract data.